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INSTALL launches specification resource for floorcovering installations

INSTALL, training and certification for the floorcovering industry and an association of flooring professionals, announces a new resource for specifiers. Designed to provide downloadable specifications for a wide range of applications, INSTALL is now offering a one-stop shop that allows users to insert trustworthy flooring specs into overall building specifications.

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American Concrete Institute releases 2021 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

The American Concrete Institute has released the 2021 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices. The ACI Collection features ACI 318 “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete,” ACI 301 “Specifications for Structural Concrete,” and ACI 562 “Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures and Commentary.”

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The Jack Daniels Employee Resource Center

The Jack Daniels Employee Resource Center in Lynchburg, Tennessee, is a place for employees to play a quick pick-up game or get a work-out in during the day. Years of play on the polypropylene tiles of the old converted building started to show some wear. Curling edges of the tile were a safety hazard and the thin pad under the tiles provided minimal shock absorption.  When it came time to install, refinish and repaint the floor in fall of 2016, Jack Daniels turned to Covington Flooring Company.

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High-performance architectural coatings for extruded aluminum

Manufacturers of window, storefront, entrance, curtainwall, skylight framing; rainscreen and canopy systems; and exterior sun shades and interior light shelves all rely on aluminum extrusions to achieve the dependable strength and performance of their architectural products. High-performance, polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin-based coatings provide product manufacturers, architects, specifiers and building owners with the capability to select nearly any conceivable color or combination of colors, while enhancing their products’ durability and longevity. A better understanding of the components, aesthetic options and performance specifications will help with selecting the best architectural coating for the architectural extrusions to meet the unique applications and project requirements.

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Air barriers

Central Roofing re-roofs top of historic Itasca building

In the trendy North Loop section of Minneapolis, the Warehouse District is anchored by Itasca Lofts condominiums. More than 100 years old, the converted warehouse is home to 71 units plus a restaurant, comedy club and commercial space on the first floor. Six stories tall, the structure’s old roof was failing until Encompass Inc. and Central Roofing Company stepped in to help.

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Sto Corp. introduces StoGuard® Gold Coat® TA

Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, air barriers, coatings, and restoration systems, has introduced StoGuard® Gold Coat® TA.  The new StoGuard Gold Coat TA is the trowel applied version of Gold Coat.  The trowelable, vapor-permeable air barrier membrane is used in StoTherm® ci syste

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Metal Coatings

Las Vegas Vortex Canopy Creates Striking Structure on the Strip

The canopy was formed from 60,000 square-feet of Engineered Wall System Inc.’s 400 series rainscreen system using ALPOLIC Material’s fire-retardant (FR) core aluminum composite material (ACM). These metal panels feature Sherwin-Williams Coil Coating‘s Valflon® coating in Platinum Mica, Champagne Mica and Silver Metallic. Valflon was the ideal choice for this specific project, as it required a bold look with lots of gloss and shine. Even better, this coating is highly resistant to weathering, airborne chemicals, acid rain and graffiti-removing cleaning solvents.

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Contemporary, curvy curtainwall creates comfortable, sustainable, luxury residences using Technoform’s thermal barrier strip and warm edge spacer

Designed by Pappageorge Haymes Partners, 465 North Park Apartments’ curved, jewel-like exterior is comprised of several EFCO products. EFCO relied on a combination of Technoform’s polyamide thermal barrier and plastic hybrid stainless steel (PHSS) warm edge TGI®-Spacer M to meet the project’s specified aesthetics, thermal performance, durability and sustainability.

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